COACHING JOBS

Please send ads of up to 120 words to [email protected]. Postings will be for a period of 3 months. Please e-mail to extend or remove your ad.

BC/YK

The Northern British Columbia Centre for Skating is currently seeking a Director of Skating to provide leadership for our training programs and athlete development and to run club operations.  We are a club of approximately 300 members located in beautiful Prince George, British Columbia! We are a progressive club with a highly motivated board of directors to work with you for success!  We also have the privilege of running ice ALL YEAR, and we can offer full time employment for this position.

We are looking for an organized, compassionate, highly motivated, professional individual with a passion for skating, who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of skaters in conjunction with current NBCCS staff.

Main duties of the Director position include:

  • Providing leadership, supervision and coordination for programs and coaching staff, including recommendations to the NBCCS Board for day-to-date club operations
  • In collaboration with the NBCCS Board of Directors, develop and implement NBCCS schedules and programs.
  • Coaching programs of all levels, including CanSkate, CanPowerSkate and StarSkate.
  • Complete required lesson programming and work in conjunction with other NBCCS staff to deliver programs.
  • Analyze performance of athletes and strategize goal setting with both athletes and the coaching team, implement training/coaching tactics and practice sessions accordingly.
  • In accordance with the NBCCS strategic plan, continually assess and re-assess priority areas for athlete development.
  • Strategize further development training opportunities for athletes and coaches, including seminar recommendations.
  • Be the primary liaison between the coaching staff and the NBCCS board of directors. The successful candidate will be required to attend monthly meetings as the coaching team representative and provide input.
  • Have a close working relationship with the board of directors, NBCCS staff, and the officials and BC/YK Skate Canada section. The successful candidate will work hand-in-hand with the board of directors for club success and will require a strong working relationship with the NBCCS Board of Directors, club volunteers, coaches, officials, the BC Division of Skate Canada.
  • Work with the CanSkate Coordinator to manage, plan, and run CanSkate programming.
  • Supervise and develop NBBCS team program assistants.
  • Establish and maintain positive, respectful working relationships with athletes, parents, and coaches to ensure effective and efficient delivery of programs.
  • Complete any other administrative duties to assist in daily operations of the club, as agreed with the board of directors.

Skills and Attributes required for the position:

  • Minimum 5 years coaching experience, with preference to those individuals with previous leadership experience.
  • Minimum Provincial (National preferred) and higher certification and in good standing with Skate Canada.
  • First Aid Certification.
  • Ability and desire to coach at all skating levels and programs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and conduct themselves in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Willing to work collaboratively with the NBCCS board of Directors to continue to help the Club and it’s programs develop.
  • Ability to effectively mentor athletes, working together to help them set and achieve their goals.
  • Confidence in managing the NBCCS coaching team, including Junior Coaches and Program Assistants, in a collaborative and supportive manner.
  • Utilizes open and transparent communication, including as an approach conflict resolution.
  • Always be a positive role model and team player.
  • Possess exceptional organizational skills and demonstrates the ability to take initiative.
  • Strong working knowledge of Uplifter software and work together with NBCCS staff for Uplifter program maintenance.
  • Experience with Weebly software would be an asset.

Availability:

  • The successful candidate will be available for programming from Monday to Saturday. Unless there is a special event we do not typically have programming on Sunday.
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexible hours.

Compensation:

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of roughly 40 hours per week that includes ice time, administrative time, and private coaching.
  • Compensation will consist of a base salary (commensurate with experience) that will start at $60,000 (total compensation) and upward, based on experience.
  • NBBCS will assist with compensation for relocation expenses to Prince George
  • NBBCS will further financially support the successful candidate in obtaining further training. (staff can apply to the NBCCS board for training compensation per calendar year)

Interested applicants can contact Kertis Reay at [email protected] or Tom Wamsteeker at [email protected] 

Head Coach Position
Located in the beautiful Bulkley Valley the Smithers Figure Skating Club is looking for a positive, energetic coach to run our entire skating program from Canskate, Competitive and Starskate. The Club currently has over 100 skaters and is growing. The position has an annual salary range of $31,500-$35,000. Weekly hours on ice are 12-15 hours plus of ice training, and administrative duties. In addition, private lessons are arranged during skating sessions. Please contact us for a full job description package.

Expiring: Ongoing
Salary: $20.19/hour based on 30-35 hours week annual salary of $31,500-35,000.
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Language: English required
Start Date of Employment: ASAP
Minimum Education: N/A
Positions Available: 1
NOC Group: 5252
Job Location (s): Address: Box 2147, Smithers BC V0J 2N0
Work Location: Smithers Civic Centre Arena – 4204 Third Avenue, Smithers BC
Job Description:
The Smithers Figure Skating Club (SFSC) is a non-proft, volunteer-run sports club. We ofer several programs for all ages and levels of skating. The club is currently seeking a Head Coach for the 2022 season and beyond. This position is responsible for overseeing the operations of all Skating Club
Programs.

Main Duties include:
• Provide leadership, supervision and coordination for programs and coaching staff
• Plan, Develop and implement training schedules and programs
• Implement training tactics and practice sessions
• Coaching on all levels from Canskate to Gold Level including of-ice training
• Ofer group, semi-private and private lessons
• Strategize development training for athletes and coaches
• Act as primary liaison for the Board of Directors
• Carry out Club management & administrative duties

Employment Requirements:

• 2 to 3 years of coaching experience
• NCCP Level 1 (Regional Coach)

Application Deadline: June 1, 2021
How to Apply:
Email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]: Luba Kasum, President SFSC
No phone calls please.

We would like to thank everyone for applying, however, due to the volume of applications received only those moving forward to the interview process will be contacted.
We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of gender and ethnic group but, as members of ethnic minority groups such as aboriginals, youth and new immigrants are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups.

Selection will be based on merit alone.

The Bulkley Valley is a prime location and backdrop for any outdoor enthusiast. Excellent nordic and downhill skiing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and so much more. Smithers has a strong arts and music community. It is also a very safe place to raise a family and for children to participate in many different sports and hobbies. Our downtown core boasts a boutique atmosphere with many unique local shops, and a variety of excellent restaurants and local breweries. Smithers has two sheets of ice, a swimming pool, and excellent schools. www.tourismsmithers.com.

Professional Coach Advertisement

March 31, 2021

For Immediate Release
The Northern BC Centre for Skating is accepting applications for a specialized coach to join their dynamic coaching team. All members of the coaching team are expected to work together to achieve technical and athlete advancement targets as established by the Director of Skating. The successful candidate will be entrusted with significant responsibility to drive the operational excellence that members have come to expect from all NBCCS programs. The position is divided into several parts as outlined below.

PRIMARY ROLE 

OFF-ICE COACHING
The Off-Ice Coach is a critical role to the ongoing success of our Centre as the professional will interact with athletes, parents, coaching staff and the executive committee from time to time. Presently sessions are being offered virtually.
Planning, execution and implementation of the off-ice training curriculum including: 

  • Junior Academy Off-Ice
  • Junior/Intermediate Off-Ice
  • Intermediate/Senior Off-Ice

Content delivery shall be age and level specific and adherence to the Long Term Athlete Development Model shall be of critical importance. Curriculum must include:

  • Flexibility, range of motion for injury prevention and increased suppleness to support optimal on-ice gains
  • Strength focusing on core stability and balance as key ingredients for all facets of skill acquisition
  • Plyometric tasks must be included in all classes
  • Jump technique segments may be added based on coach aptitude

ON-ICE COACHING
Assist coaches with private, semi-private and group lessons in accordance with team coaching principles established in the Centre Vision, Mission and Philosophy. Lessons outlined will be billed privately by the successful candidate. Direction for lesson content will be established by the Director of Skating and will be provided on an as needed basis. The coach will be required to submit a Coach Specialization Survey which will further establish specific areas of focus. The coach will also fill in for absent coaches as required. 

SECONDARY ROLE 

SUPPLEMENTARY ON-ICE COACHING
Planning, execution and implementation of the Elementary CanSkate Program including: 

  • daytime Elementary CanSkate (pending PHO approval)
  • afternoon CanSkate (3 sessions per week)

capacity building, specifically as relates to acquiring new schools into the program

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Supplementary employment opportunities are available in a related field with a partner organization. Further details will be outlined during the interview process.

OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES
The suitable candidate must have advanced networking and communication skills. To support our mission of representing the needs of all Clubs within our region, the candidate must be willing to travel to accommodate requests.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Regional Coach Certification is a minimum requirement for this position. Initiative in advancing professional development shall be considered an asset to candidate selection. The coach must demonstrate a willingness to further their certification at their own motivation. Additionally the coach should exemplify a willingness to observe and mentor sessions under the Director of Skating and Director by attending off-ice sessions hosted by the Director on a volunteer basis.

Salary to commensurate based on experience. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to both contacts listed below.

Rory Allen – Director of Skating
[email protected]

Kertis Reay
[email protected]

The Mount Arrowsmith Skating Club is currently accepting applications for the 2021/22 Winter Skating season (September to mid-April). We are looking for a Regional Level coach or higher (preferably working on or certified Provincial Level).

The Mount Arrowsmith Skating Club, located in Port Alberni, BC, is a well established and organized club with over 100 members. We run all Skate Canada programs including CANPower and Special Olympics.

Successful candidates must be willing to work as a team and be involved in all aspects of the club. For more information about the position and to submit a resume, please contact the skating club at email [email protected]   or call 250-720-8999.

Arctic Edge Skating Club Coach – Whitehorse, Yukon
Arctic Edge Skating Club in Whitehorse, Yukon is currently accepting applications for a professional skating coach.  We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals who have a desire to be part of a progressive and growing skating community. The club offers approximately 15 to 18 hours of ice per week from September to end of April and approximately 8 to 10 hours per week in May and August.  We have a team-coaching approach led by a Skating Director.

The interested candidate should be registered with Skate Canada at the NCCP Regional Coach certification or higher.  We offer Canskate, Starskate, off-ice and adult skating programs for our current membership of approximately 280 members.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach all levels of skating from Canskate to Gold level as well as off-ice programming
  • Familiar with the new Star 1 to Gold curriculum
  • Work collaboratively with a team of coaches, parents and club board members
  • Positive role model, motivated, excited and dedicated to skating
  • Willing to further knowledge with continuing professional development in skating
  • Provide group and private lessons
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Hold or willing to obtain first aid with CPR-C certificate
  • Current criminal record check

Interested applicants, please send resumes or contact Lindsay Beebe, [email protected].

The Golden Figure Skating Club is looking for a qualified and experienced Coach for the 2021/2022 skating season. Golden Figure Skating Club offers approximately 13-15 hrs of ice per week from September to mid March. Our club consists of approximately 50-60 skaters and offers programs from Off Ice classes, PreCanskate, CanSkate, PreStar, Star and Competitive skaters. Skaters attend 2-3 competitions per year, as well as test days and a year end ICE Show production. We are seeking an experienced, organized, enthusiastic, highly motivated professional with a passion for skating who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with children, parents, fellow coaches and the club executive.

The interested Candidate should be a registered Skate Canada Coach at the primary level or higher.  Available to teach strong fundamentals to beginning and developing skaters as well as learn to skate to our CanSkaters.  The Candidate should be familiar with the new Star 1 – 5 test program, or willing to learn and implement in their teaching with our club programs.

Skills and attributes required are:
– NCCP Level 1 or higher
– CanSkate Certified & Primary STARSkate Certified
– In Good Standing
– Able to teach all levels of dance and skills up to Gold level
– Offer group and private lessons, Morning ice 3-4X per week & 4-5 afternoons till 5 or 7pm
– Demonstrated ability to work well with all parents, students, board and other coaches
– Positive Role Model/Team player
– Excellent communication skills

Possibility to work with another coach to split the hours is also an option.

Please forward resume with references in confidence to
Chantalle Schacher
[email protected]

JOB OPPORTUNITY!!!

***Head Coach Position***

Located in the beautiful East Kootenays, the Cranbrook Skating Club is looking for a positive, energetic coach who is willing to work as a team to support our growing club! Our programs include KinderSkate, Canskate, RisingStars, Junior and Senior Starskate as well as off ice training.

Some modifications at this time due to the currentCovid-19 Pandemic.

Qualifications:

-ability to work in a team coaching environment
-strong communication skills with board members and other club coaches
-able to work as a leader
-attend board meetings monthly
-must be in good standing with Skate Canada
-minimum of Level 1 with preference given to Level 2 certified or higher
-preference given to candidates with full availability
-must be available for 3:30pm start times
-CANPOWER certification is an asset
-availability for Summer coaching is an asset
-able to attend four competitions and willingness to attend seminars assist with Carnival planning and choreography

Candidates are encouraged to contact our club at [email protected]

AB/NT/NU

SASKATCHEWAN

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MANITOBA

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ONTARIO

The Char-Lan Skating Club is looking to hire a STARSkate coach for the 2021-
2022 skating season and beyond. The Char-Lan Skating Club is located in
Williamstown Ontario, and runs STARSkate sessions four days a week at the
Char-Lan Recreation Centre from September through March, and off-season
sessions in the spring and summer. CLSC is looking for an enthusiastic and
dedicated skating coach to work with our ambitious group of skaters to help them
achieve success.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • • Regional Coach Certified status
    • Registered: to be a Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach, full payment is
    required of all registration fees and insurance premiums annually by Skate Canada.
    • In Good Standing: To be a Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach in Good Standing, the following is required:
    1. Must hold a valid first aid certificate.
    2. Screening must be done through the company approved by Skate Canada. Following
    review of the results of this screening, the status must show as “Clear” In the Skate
    Canada profile of the coach.
    3. NCCP certified coaches must maintain a renewed NCCP certification status as per the
    Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Maintenance of Certification Policy.
    4. Have agreed to the Skate Canada Code of Ethics.
    5. Completed the Respect in Sport Activity Leader Training. A coach must be re-certified in
    this training every 3 years.
    6. Completed Star 1-5 assessor training.

Interested coaches can send their resumes to [email protected].
References will be requested of successful candidates.

Freelance Coach – STARSkate, CANSkate Opportunity 

Meaford Skating Club

The Meaford Skating Club has been involved in our small, tight knit community for many years.

Our Board of Directors provides our skaters and coaches with a supportive and collaborative environment.  We work together with our municipality to ensure our ice allocation is sufficient to grow and develop our programs.  Comprised of former skaters, Head Coach and keen parents, our Board is innovative and encouraging of new ideas and program development.

We are proud to call the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre our home.  We are fortunate to be undergoing a  facility renovation and upgrade in the next couple of years and our Club president is engaged in the focus group for this project.

We currently run a 20-week winter season (October – Mar) offering the following programs:

  • CanSkate/PreCanSkate – Tuesday & Friday– 45 minutes
  • Shooting Stars (Intro to StarSkate – Canskate stage 4-6) – Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday – 45 minutes Tuesday & Friday, 1 hour Wednesday
  • StarSkate (1 – Gold) – Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday– 2.25 hours

We’re seeking a freelance coach to join our team; someone who has a love of skating, technical knowledge and an ability to keep skaters engaged in our programs.  Our club currently has a head coach who is willing to share the Club Coaching tasks and we will provide opportunities for coaching beyond freelance capacity such as group lessons and stroking sessions; A CanSkate assistant coach has also been required in recent years given our enrollment and is a possibility moving forward.  Our current enrollment is 12 Starskate Skaters, 7 Shooting Stars and 40 CanSkaters.

In addition to the freelance opportunities at the Meaford Skating Club, a neighbouring club in Owen Sound is seeking a Head Coach for their program.  OSSC and MSC have enjoyed a long-standing neighbourly relationship and have shared coaching, test day and dance partnering resources for many years.  No ice conflicts exist between these two clubs and this presents an opportunity to grow two programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Regional Coach Trained status or higher
  • Registered: to be a Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach, full payment is required of all registration fees and insurance premiums annually by Skate Canada
  • In Good Standing: To be a Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach in Good Standing, the following is required:
  • Must hold a valid first aid certificate
  • Screening must be done through the company approved by Skate Canada. Following review of the results of this screening, the status must show as “Clear” In the Skate Canada profile of the coach
  • NCCP certified coaches must maintain a renewed NCCP certification status as per the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Maintenance of Certification Policy
  • Have agreed to the Skate Canada Code of Ethics
  • Completed the Respect in Sport Activity Leader Training. A coach must be re-certified in this training every 3 years’

Interested coaches are invited to submit a resume and covering letter to the Board of Directors via email:

[email protected]

The March-Kanata Skating Club (MKSC) is seeking a professional, enthusiastic, and highly motivated Regional or Provincial Coach to join our coaching team.

Located in Ottawa West and skating at the John G. Mlacak Community Centre arena we offer STARSkate sessions 7 days a week from September to April.  During the summer months we join a sister club and offer STARSkate sessions 5 days a week on a local ice pad.

MKSC was established in 1974 and we normally register between 600 – 650 skaters with 80 – 90 of them being STARSkaters.

The successful candidate will have a willingness to work with the other coaches. The Coach is expected to provide a safe, encouraging, and positive training environment for all skaters, parents, coaches, officials, and volunteers.  The Coach will be available to coach CanSkate through to Gold.

The Applicant must be:

  • a Skate Canada certified Regional or Provincial professional coach with current first aid and police record check.
  • a Coach with a proven track record of success.
  • Interested in continuing education in coaching.
  • an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills.
  • Interested in coaching both CanSkaters and STARSkaters.

Please forward your resume, a copy of your coach dashboard, and references in complete confidence to Susan Rivington-Chapman at [email protected]

Preference will be given to candidates with full availability.

The March-Kanata Skating Club (MKSC) is seeking a professional, enthusiastic, and highly motivated Dance Coach/Partner to join our coaching team.

Located in Ottawa West and skating at the John G. Mlacak Community Centre arena we offer STARSkate sessions 7 days a week from September to April.  During the summer months we join a sister club and offer STARSkate sessions 5 days a week on a local ice pad.

MKSC was established in 1974 and we normally register between 600 – 650 skaters with 80 – 90 of them being STARSkaters.

MKSC operates with a team-coaching approach. The Dance Coach/Partner is responsible, working closely with our STARSkate coaches, to provide dance instruction from STAR1 to Gold and Diamond dances. MKSC hosts three Test Days during the regular season and two during the summer season.  The Dance Coach/Partner is expected to be available to partner, as required, during these tests.

The Applicant must be:

  • a Skate Canada certified professional coach with current first aid and police record check.
  • a Dance Coach with a proven track record of success
  • an excellent communicator with very good interpersonal skills. This position is required to interact with the Executive, Test Chair, fellow Coaches, Skaters and Parents.

Please forward your resume and references in complete confidence to

Susan Rivington-Chapman at [email protected]

QUEBEC (ENGLISH)

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NEW BRUNSWICK

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NOVA SCOTIA

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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Sherwood Parkdale Skating Club

Sherwood Parkdale Skating Club is looking to add two-three enthusiastic Canskate Coaches and one CanPowerSkate Coach to our Coaching Team for the 2021-2022 Season. Future candidates taking the NCCP Canskate Course in the summer of 2021 may apply conditionally and will be considered based on requirements met by start of season. Our club offers seven Canskate Sessions, two CanPowerSkate Sessions and competitive wages. Regional/Provincial/National Coaches may apply for consideration. Our growing club skates out of Cody Banks Arena in Charlottetown with a Community Program in Crapaud. Our season begins in September with a Fall Program. Our Winter Season runs from October through March. We have a full spectrum of programs including Canskate, Starskate (Jumpstart, Juniors, Seniors), Adults, Sledge Canskate, CanPowerSkate & Synchronized Skating. Competitive Skating is encouraged and works within the framework of our Starskate Programs.

The successful candidate(s) will meet the following requirements:

  • Registered Professional Coach in good standing (with Skate Canada)
    ● Meets National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) requirements with a minimum Canskate in-training Status
    ● Willingness to work with other coaches, parents, volunteers and executive
    ● Good communication skills and pays attention to detail
    ● Be interested in continuing education in coaching

For inquiries or to forward your resume please contact Chanda Bissett at [email protected] or [email protected]

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

The Port aux Basques Skating Club is currently seeking a coach to join our current team of coaches. We are a non-profit, volunteer run club offering PreCan, Canskate, Starskate and Synchro programs with approximately 100 skaters. Our season typically runs from October to April with 17hrs/week ice time, off ice training as well as available administrative hours.

The ideal candidate must be willing to work in a team environment, self motivated, positive and enthusiastic.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Level 1 NCCP, registered with Skate Canada and in good standing.

Hourly rate:

  • Negotiable, dependant upon certification and experience
  • Administrative $22-25/hr

To inquire or to forward a resume, please contact April Dicks at [email protected]

Wabush FSC – Wabush, NL Canada

Hourly Rate: $50.00

The Wabush Figure Skating Club (WFSC) is a non-profit, volunteer-run sports club. We offer several programs for all ages and levels of skating. We are located in Wabush, Labrador and we are seeking a qualified Regional Skate Canada Coach to assume the role of Club Coach for the 2021 – 2022 skating season. Our club is located in Wabush, NL Canada, A beautiful northern mining town near the Quebec border. Our club offers a variety of Skate Canada programs and our season typically begins October and runs until May with 25 hours Minimum of coaching available each week. This will include on and off ice training. Our club currently has approximately 80 skaters from PRE-CAN to STAR-SKATE level. We will provide travel fee to Wabush at the beginning of the season and a return fee after our Skating season has ended. We will provide a furnished apartment with heat and lights included. Our coach must be able to teach strong fundamentals to beginning and developing skaters as well as learn to skate to our CanSkaters.

Job description is, but not limited to:

* Instruct athletes in PRECAN, CANSKATE and STARSKATE.
* Assess STAR Levels
* Motivate, prepare and accompany athletes for competitive events, tests and seminars.
* Analyze and evaluate athletes’ performances
* Choreograph routines for skaters
* Help in planning of the year ice show
* Be positive and follow Skate Canada Code of Ethics
* Be willing to work in a team environment

Qualifications:

* Be a registered Skate Canada Professional Coach in Good Standing
* Minimum Regional Coach (Primary STARSKATE / Level 1) Certified.
* STAR Level Assessment certification. Star 1 – 5 Testing Training
* Candidates must have current First Aid Certification

The Club Coach is responsible for the overall coordination of program delivery, on ice instruction, planning and skater development. Other duties include attending competitions and test days at no cost to you, help with planning and executing a year-end ice show. All responsibilities held by the position with support of the Club Executive. Please email resume to [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> or contact 709 280 1467

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